For most students, going to college is officially the time to become an adult and gain independence from parents. They take control over what to do and when to do it, since mom and dad are no longer in charge.
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In mid 2015, you could not go anywhere without seeing someone on a weird little gadget without handlebars whooshing around town — and now, just like every high-tech trend that quickly rises in popularity, they were soon stuffed away in closets and garages.
On Aug. 1, 1966, an engineering student at the University of Texas at Austin went up to the observation deck on campus and went on a 96-minute shooting rampage, killing 17 people and wounding 31. This was the deadliest shooting rampage on a college campus in the United States until the Virginia Tech massacre in […]
Several University of La Verne departments have taken needed steps to give students extended access to campus amenities, such as hot food, ticket purchases and mail pickup.
Homecoming weekend highlights the student leaders who are involved on campus and represent the University of La Verne’s values. They are well-known by their peers for being highly involved, and the shallow approach of voting entirely on popularity does not carry over into college, especially not here at ULV.
La Verne and San Dimas Community Day at the Los Angeles County Fair attracted hundreds of University of La Verne students and local residents Sept. 10.
Whether it is connecting with distant friends on Facebook, tweeting about what they heard on the news, or posting on Instagram their outfit of the day, La Verne students are prisoners to the world of social media—even during class time.
Halloween is traditionally thought of as a holiday where only children go door-to-door trick-or-treating, but adults participate in the tradition, which has sparked some controversy.
A relatively new social media app, Yik Yak, is causing a lot of buzz on college campuses across the country, and La Verne is no different. An informal survey of students on campus found that 11 out of 15 students have used the app.
I’m tired of having to read articles in class that vividly describe gruesome rape cases with no warning whatsoever. I’m tired of having videos of graphic violence thrown in my face. I’m absolutely exhausted of being told to suck it up and deal with it.